The Houston Astros clinched the American League West, guaranteeing a playoff berth, on Sunday with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners. The division championship is the team's first since 2001 when they won the National League Central.
The Dickinson Gators finally saw their first game action of the year on Friday night after Hurricane Harvey delayed the season by several weeks. The Gators dominated the Texas City Stings on their way to a 47-7 victory.
The Houston Texans opened their season at home Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Starting quarterback Tom Savage was pulled and replaced by rookie Deshaun Watson at halftime as the Texans fell 29-7.